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Airplane Named After IVLP Alumnus

The Spanish airliner Vueling has named one Airbus 320 after IVLP alumnus Mohamed El Amrani, a 23 year-old social activist, entrepreneur, and communicator from the Spanish northern town of Roses.

BFTF Alumni Train Future International Leaders

After meeting during their Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute program in 2011, Jonas Tylewski and Hedda Nielsen were inspired to create their own program for other young leaders.

ACYPL Alumna Spurs Youth to Understanding in Europe

Andrea Vodanović, an alumna of the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) program and previous war refugee from Croatia, works to emphasize solidarity towards refugees as well as EU border security.

ENAM Elects New Board of Directors

The European Network of American Alumni Associations (ENAM), a network of member alumni associations across Europe and Eurasia, recently held elections for its Board of Directors.

Footsteps in Paraguay

Sonia Moreira used her experiences as a Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders alumna to improve the lives of the indigenous population in Paraguay and actively works to promote this exchange opportunity for others in her country.

These Southeast Asians inspired President Obama. Now they will meet with him.

They have founded organizations that fight for food security, promote rural development and protect the local environment. They have held government positions, worked as reporters and given university lectures. And they are all younger than 35.

Gilman International Scholarship Alumna Wins Citizen Diplomacy Challenge

Since returning from her exchange in the United Arab Emirates, Tiara has become a true study abroad spokesperson, sharing dynamic photos of her exchange via social media, speaking to ten separate classrooms about her experience overseas, and used opportunities like the National Education of Women’s Leadership Conference for Women in Politics as a platform to speak on the impact of her own exchange experience.

Two Exchange Alumni Receive Advancing Leaders Fellowships

World Learning awards IVLP alumna Omkolthoum Abdel Mogheith and Global UGrad alumnus Ping Ann Oung with a grant of up to $5,000 to implement a social innovation project in their community.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

Chilean Senate Pays Homage to International Visitor Leadership Program

In the presence of the U.S. Ambassador and about 75 IVLP and other exchange program alumni from across Chile and Latin America, Chilean Senators emphasized the importance of the IVLP and the positive effect it has had on their lives.

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